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African governments are withholding millions of dollars meant to increase internet access

Stormy Daniels saga could turn into a big deal for Mueller probe: experts At just 22%, Africa is the region with the lowest levels of internet use in the world. But as a new research shows, countries continue to fall short of financing projects aimed at removing barriers to internet access in rural,

MSN.COM - 2018-03-20 07:03:18

Climate change could force millions of people to move within countries

While conflict and economic reasons are often the biggest factors for people moving within countries, climate change will soon have its own part to play. By 2050, 140 million people could be forced to migrate internally as the effects of global warming exacerbate problems like water scarcity, crop f

MASHABLE - 2018-03-20 03:52:22

There's a crucial link between better road networks and international trade for African countries

I recently asked a business acquaintance how long it took to travel by road between DR Congo's two biggest cities, Kinshasa to Lubumbashi. There was a long sigh, a pained look, then a helpless shrug. "It could take a week or two." DRC is Sub Saharan Africa's largest country but this seemed remarkabl

QUARTZ - 2018-03-20 01:00:17

Canada returns to peacekeeping, but we're no Ethiopia

Daniel Morel/Canadian Press, AP After more than a year of speculation, the Canadian government announced that it is sending peacekeepers to Mali. Welcome to The National Today newsletter , which takes a closer look at what's happening around some of the day's most notable stories. Sign up here

MSN.COM - 2018-03-19 17:55:14

Warming climate to displace millions in coming decades: World Bank

Washington (AFP) - The wave of refugees fleeing crop failures, droughts and rising sea levels will grow drastically over the next three decades if world governments do not intervene, the World Bank warned Monday. By 2050, 143 million "climate migrants" will face an "existential threat" and be displa

YAHOO! - 2018-03-19 18:16:13

Egypt, Sudan vow to cooperate as Ethiopia builds Nile dam

Associated PressBy Associated PressMarch 19 at 11:49 AM CAIRO - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir met his Egyptian counterpart in Cairo on Monday, as the two countries look to repair ties that were recently frayed over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia. At a joint press conference, al-Bash

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-19 16:49:00

Climate migration to surge by 2050 unless emissions are curbed - World Bank

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 140 million people in Africa, Latin America and South Asia could move to another part of their country by 2050 to escape the worsening impacts of climate change - unless urgent action is taken to curb global warming and help people adapt, the World Bank

REUTERS - 2018-03-19 17:33:22

Why the state of emergency in Ethiopia could destabilise the Horn of Africa

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn sent shock waves through the region when he abruptly tendered his resignation. Desalegn said that he had made the decision to facilitate efforts towards political reforms which started with the release of political prisoners. But rather than purs

THE CONVERSATION - 2018-03-19 16:16:45

Trump's Africa policy takes form with focus on security (and China)

Before being fired by President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truthWoman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by RussiansShulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VAMORE, Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne Tillers

THE HILL - 2018-03-19 15:30:08

British grandmother becomes first to visit all 7 continents by motorbike

A grandmother from Wales just returned from a four-year journey around the world, all by motorbike. (SWNS ) A grandmother has become the first Brit to reach every continent on a motorbike - on a journey of almost 80,000 miles. Steph Jeavons, 42, sold all her belongings before setting off four year

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-19 15:44:10

Sudan's Bashir backs Sisi election bid, agrees more cooperation

CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir welcomed his Egyptian counterpart's bid for re-election during his first visit to Egypt since 2016 and pledged further cooperation after a year of rocky relations between the neighboring countries. Ties between the African countries have appeared t

REUTERS - 2018-03-19 15:03:45

Ethiopia's political crisis is now spilling over into Kenya's borders

'You Will Not Destroy America': A Trump Battle Is No Longer One-Sided In just over a week, nearly 10,000 Ethiopians have sought asylum in Kenya, underscoring the ethnic tensions and internal problems facing the Horn of Africa nation and posing a direct challenge to the ruling coalition. The refugees

MSN.COM - 2018-03-19 13:00:36

AU launches ambitious bid for world's largest free trade area

Africa's leaders will gather in Rwanda Wednesday to launch what they say will be the world's largest free trade area but Nigeria has already pulled out, highlighting the challenge in getting the continent to sign up. Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) with 55 African Union (

MSN.COM - 2018-03-19 12:37:08

RRW: Buze Diriba, Ben True Kick to United Airlines NYC Half Titles

Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (18-Mar) - Slow early paces led to fast finishes at the United Airlines NYC Half here, with Ben True of the Hanover, N.H., and Buze Diriba of Ethiopia using blazing kicks to take the victories on a cold, windy morning. More than 22,000 runners start

LETSRUN.COM - 2018-03-19 09:12:06

How Ethiopia's social safety net programme leads to climate change mitigation co-benefits

Social safety net programs that include the restoration of degraded land and agroecosystems at scale are expected to provide increased food nutrition and security, while also contributing to climate change mitigation as a co-benefit. Land degradation is a global problem that adversely affects the li

CGIAR.ORG - 2018-03-19 08:45:00

Eritrea Rejects Allegation It's Trying to Destabilize Ethiopia

Eritrea's government rejected allegations by neighboring Ethiopia that it's trying to destabilize the country after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned last month. Ethiopia has been struggling to quell sporadic anti-government protests over the past two years that have left hundreds of peop

BLOOMBERG - 2018-03-19 06:59:00

People At Work: Connecting Language Needs with Interpreters in Alexandria

Victor Espinosa opens up the 35 e-mails that he averages every day requesting translators. They have arrived from the Alexandria Public School System (ACPS) overnight. Espinosa is the language access coordinator for ACPS. He says he tries to empty his in-box every day. Today there is a request for t


Kenyan Man, Ethiopian Woman Win 33rd LA Marathon

The winners will each receive $23,000, the runners-up $11,250 and third-place finishers $9,000 Twenty-four thousand runners raced at Sunday's LA Marathon. Many people ran to inspire others or raise funds for causes. Gene Kang reports for the NBC4 News on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 6 p.m. (Published S

NBC SAN DIEGO - 2018-03-19 03:53:09

Habitat Breaks Ground On Two New City Homes

Yonas Teklit (right), helps his wife, Yordanos, and three children break ground on their future home on Roberts Court in Harrisonburg. Teklit and his family left their home country of Eritrea and lived in African refugee camps before coming to the U.S.Kelly Clark / DN-R HARRISONBURG - Mehretu Tekle,

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2018-03-19 02:23:00

Kirui of Kenya, Gedo of Ethiopia win Los Angeles Marathon

LOS ANGELES -- Weldon Kirui of Kenya pulled away in the 24th mile to win the Los Angeles Marathon for the second time in three years. Sule Utura Gedo of Ethiopia won the women's race. Kirui crossed the finish line in Santa Monica in 2 hours, 11 minutes, 48 seconds on Sunday, followed about 10 second

ESPN - 2018-03-19 01:16:00